Simple Definition of addition
: the act or process of joining something to something else : the act or process of adding something
mathematics : the act or process of adding numbers
: something or someone more that is included : something or someone that is added
Full Definition of addition
in addition to
: combined or associated with : 1besides 2
Examples of addition in a sentence
The children learned addition and subtraction.
The museum's collection includes several new additions.
Origin and Etymology of addition
addicion Anglo-French, from Latin addition-, additio, from addere
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with addition
admission, ambition, attrition, audition, beautician, clinician, cognition, coition, commission, condition, contrition, demission, dentition, dismission, Domitian, edition, emission, ethician, fruition, ignition, Kittitian, lenition, logician, magician, Mauritian, monition, mortician, munition, musician, nutrition, omission, optician, partition, patrician, perdition, permission, petition, Phoenician, physician, Politian, position, punition, remission, rendition, sedition, submission, suspicion, tactician, technician, tradition, transition, transmission, tuition, volition
ADDITION Defined for Kids
Definition of addition for Students
1 : the act or process of adding numbers to obtain their sum
2 : something added <an addition to a house>
: as something more
in addition to
: along with or together with <There was ice cream in addition to cake and pie.>
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